Senior Corporate Counsel 1 - Procurement

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Build the future of data. Join the Snowflake team.

 
Snowflake is seeking an experienced technology transactions/commercial contracting lawyer to join us as Senior Corporate Counsel - Procurement reporting to a Sr. Director, Associate General Counsel - Procurement in a growing, world-class legal team.  Our ideal candidate will be an experienced, creative, and pragmatic problem solver who excels at negotiating complex agreements and contributing to key team initiatives, including the improvement of templates, processes and cross-functional workflows.  Top-tier writing and analytical skills are required, as is a demonstrated ability to recognize and weigh business and legal risks, think strategically, communicate effectively with stakeholders, and advance practical solutions.

This is an in-person role and can be based in Dublin, CA or Atlanta, GA.
 

RESPONSIBILITIES : 

  • Work closely with Snowflake's procurement team and business partners throughout the organization on inbound transactions for technology and services 
  • Structure, review, and negotiate inbound vendor agreements, such as agreements for software, SaaS, consulting, software development, and managed services  
  • Provide sound advice and guidance on legal and commercial issues to senior business leaders 
  • Balance legal risks against real-world business imperatives to provide pragmatic and market-based solutions 
  • Monitor overall deal workflow to identify logjams and stretch past the boundaries of the role to (diplomatically) nudge things in the right direction 
  • Help develop and improve forms, policies, and playbooks 
  • Work well in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment 

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL HAVE : 

  • 8+ years of legal experience in technology transactions and commercial contracting, preferably with a mix of in-house and technology-focused law firm roles  
  • Significant experience negotiating inbound technology and services contracts 
  • Excellent drafting skills with the ability to nimbly craft creative solutions on the fly 
  • Exceptional project management and multitasking skills with a proven ability to juggle competing priorities and operate independently with limited supervision 
  • General knowledge of worldwide data privacy regulations  
  • Intellectual curiosity and a willingness to learn
  • Highly responsive and service-oriented attitude
  • Ability to collaborate with a wide variety of people, at all levels in the company, across the globe
  • Strong integrity and sound judgment
  • Attitude that no project is too big or too small
  • Commitment to treat everyone with respect  
  • Flexibility and a sense of humor
  • JD from an accredited US law school and membership in at least one US state bar
  • Outstanding written and oral English communication skills
  • Prior experience with legal workflow technologies such as e-signature, document management, and contract lifecycle management is a plus 

Every Snowflake employee is expected to follow the company’s confidentiality and security standards for handling sensitive data. Snowflake employees must abide by the company’s data security plan as an essential part of their duties. It is every employee's duty to keep customer information secure and confidential.